World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Hejin

Article Id: WHEBN0021769431
Reproduction Date:

Title: Hejin  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: List of administrative divisions of Shanxi, Mount Longmen (Shanxi), Datong, Taiyuan, Dong Qiwu
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Hejin

Hejin
河津市
County-level city
Hejin is located in Shanxi
Hejin
Hejin
Location in Shanxi
Coordinates:
Country People's Republic of China
Province Shanxi
Prefecture-level city Yuncheng
City seat Chengqu Subdistrict (城区街道)
Area
 • Total 593 km2 (229 sq mi)
Elevation 396 m (1,299 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 360,000
 • Density 610/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 043300
Area code(s) 0359

Hejin (Chinese: 河津; pinyin: Héjīn) is a county-level city of Yuncheng City, in the southwest of Shanxi province, People's Republic of China, located on the east (left) bank of the Yellow River. It borders Jishan and Wanrong counties to the east and south, Linfen to the north, and Hancheng in Shaanxi across the Yellow River to the west. As of 2002, it had a population of 360,000 residing in an area of 593 km2 (229 sq mi). The city and its surrounding area is home to abundant aluminium reserves. During the Qin Dynasty, Hejin was known as Pishi County (皮氏县), renamed to Longmen County (龙门县) during the Northern Wei, and finally Hejin County (河津县) in the Song Dynasty. The city's name (河津) literally means "river ford", due to the need of a fording of the Yellow River at the time. In 1994, Hejin was upgraded to its present status as a county-level city.

Administrative divisions

Hejin City administers two subdistricts, two towns, and five townships.[1]

Subdistricts:

Towns:

Townships:

Transportation

References

  1. ^ 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:河津市 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2012-08-07. 

External links

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.